Student Organizations in Health & Sport Sciences

Health Professions Club

The Health Professions Club is a group developed by students for students to help facilitate professional development, provide opportunities for networking, social interaction, and community service to those students in majors related to the health professions. Events include attending workshops and professional events, developing community workshops, networking with current professionals, fundraising and community service projects. For more information about the Health Professions Club, please contact Dr. Shelly Payne (, Advisory.

Otterbein Club of Athletic Training Students (OCATS)

The Otterbein Club of Athletic Training Students is designed to provide an environment for social and academic learning. The Mentorship program will assist new students with the uncomfortable task of meeting the upperclassmen, and enable them to feel comfortable asking questions about Otterbein University and our athletic training program. The overall vision is to a stimulating learning environment, which in turn will produce athletic trainers of the highest quality. Although membership in this club is not mandatory it is highly recommended. For more information about OCATS, please contact Danielle Kilboy (, Advisor.

Special Olympics

Otterbein Special Olympics Club raises awareness and acceptance for individuals with special needs within the Otterbein community, as well as involved Otterbein students in the lives of local children and peers with special needs. For questions about this organization, contact Annette Boose (, Administrative Assistant.

Sport Management Club

The Sport Management Club is open to any Otterbein undergraduate student who is interested in the sport and/or recreation business. The organization is totally student-run, under the supervision of sport management faculty advisors. The objectives of the SMGT Club are to provide professional development and networking opportunities within the sport industry, recruit incoming students, and further the knowledge of the sport management profession. For more information about the Sports Management club, please contact Dr. Teri Walter ( or Dr. Kristy McCray (, Co-Advisors.